The document reviews monitoring and evaluation practises carried out in agricultural and rural development projects, financed by the World Bank. It provides a critical analysis of strengthens and weakness of the M&E processes, lessons learned, and guiding principles.
"This Paper provides a critical review of the use of M&E in agricultural and rural development (ARD) projects. It assesses how M&E systems have been designed and implemented in 74 World Bank-assisted ARD projects over the last 15 years in the South and East Asia regions."
- Emerging Trends in the International Development Agenda
- Agricultural and Rural Development Projects
- Monitoring and Evaluation
Findings from a review of m&e systems
- Completed Projects
- Recent Operations
- Lessons Learned
Enhancing project M&E
- Major Thrusts
- System Design
- System Implementation
- System Utilisation
Summary of findings and proposals
- M&E Findings from Completed Projects and Recent Operations
- Proposals for Enhancing Project M&E
- Guiding Principles
- Managing for Development Results
- Weaknesses in Project M&E – Excerpts from ICRs/ICRRs Reviewed
- Glossary of Key Terms in M&E
Muller–Praefcke, D. (2010). The use of monitoring and evaluation in agriculture and rural development projects - Findings from a review of implementation completion reports. FAO Investment Center. K. C. Lai and W. Sorrenson. Rome, FAO and World Bank: 63.